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For 13 years (and counting) Revista THC has been the go-to magazine for cannabis culture in Argentina and Uruguay. Medicinal, recreational, commercial, every possible side of the marihuana debate has been covered by the cult magazine run by Sebastián Basalo. …

The draft of Argentina’s new criminal code aims to allocate more resources and focus on the war against drug-trafficking, the source of the problem, rather than chase minor offenders in the vain pursuit of better crime statistics. As such, more …

Last week, we were amazed when reporting the story about a half-ton of marijuana, seized by the police, which simply… disappeared. The best was yet to come, as officers explained the phenomenon to their superiors by stating that the 495 …

Filed under: We can’t make this up.

Last April, a new police chief found himself in an awkward position. Chief Emilio Portero conducted an inventory check on 6,000 kilos of marijuana at a police warehouse in Pilar, in Buenos Aires …

Ever since the Uruguayan government legalized marijuana and proceeded to start selling it, Argentines with a taste for the substance have been making their way to the neighboring country to try to buy and consume it without having to …

I am a doctor, President of CAMEDA (Medicinal Cannabis Argentina) and mother to my daughter, Julieta. In April 2014, via a CNN television documentary, I learned of the potential of cannabis to treat Refractory Epilepsy. Just like in a movie, …

The Senate unanimously and without previous debate approved a bill legalizing the use of cannabis oil for medical purposes yesterday. The key word in this case is oil, so don’t think about going down the street smoking a joint …

You may have read that the Argentine government declared a “National Emergency With Regards To Addictions” in its Official Bulletin earlier this week. Well, it looks like the Casa Rosada and the provinces plan on cracking down on private marijuana …

A 22-year-old student from the University of Buenos Aires (UBA) School of Medicine could be sentenced to more than 15 years in prison for handing out pot brownies to his classmates without their knowledge.

Federal prosecutor Federico Delgado yesterday requested …

It seems like the idea of introducing cannabis to the Argentine healthcare system no longer seems as far-fetched as it once did. After the province of Chubut last week legalized cannabis oil to treat Davet syndrome — a form of …